Behind the hype: Butter (PDF only)

To assist health professionals and other sector workers decipher fact from fiction, Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency is undertaking factual reviews of topical issues.  These two-page information sheets contain evidence-based advice to help you provide clear consistent information to consumers.

Some argue that butter is a healthier and more ‘natural’ choice than margarine and other table spreads. However, butter is high in saturated fats and there is evidence that this is not good for our cardiovascular health. This fact sheet explains the different types of dietary fat and gives practical advice to help make informed dietary choices.

This resource is for digital download only, please bear in mind we are in the middle of making changes on our website and this a momentary fix. 

View Behind the hype: Butter in pdf.